Festival of Ideas: Alain de Botton

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Waterstones Bristol Galleries, use Union Street entrance

11A Union Street

Galleries, Broadmead

Bristol

BS1 3XD

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Alain de Botton
How Can We Lead More Fulfilled Lives?
Wed 4 September 2019, 19:00-20:00
Waterstones (Union Street Entrance)
£8/£6/£4.50

£4.50 PARTNER RATE is for staff, students or members at the following organisations: Arts Council England, Bristol City Council, Business West, University of Bristol and UWE.

We spend years in school learning facts and figures but the one thing we’re never taught is how to live a fulfilled life. That’s why writer and philosopher Alain de Botton founded The School of Life. The organisation has one simple aim: to equip people with the tools to survive and thrive in the modern world. And the most important of these tools is emotional intelligence: how do you understand yourself? How can you become more effective at work? What do you need to grow more serene and resilient? In this event, de Botton offers a crash course in emotional maturity. With practical advice and his trademark wit, he shows us a path to the better lives we all want and deserve.

Please note that you will be asked of proof for your eligibility of a concession ticket. Concessions apply to Full Time Students, Job Seekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit claimants, over 60s and disabled people. The Partner Rate applies to those working at the following organisations: Arts Council, Bristol City Council, Businesswest, University of Bristol and UWE. Please note that no refunds/exchanges are possible for tickets already purchased at the higher price.

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Date and Time

Location

Waterstones Bristol Galleries, use Union Street entrance

11A Union Street

Galleries, Broadmead

Bristol

BS1 3XD

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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